Next Avenue's article, "The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need," details health care ideas from the Spotlight Health conference at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Experts discussed two important questions: What kind of health care and caregiving do the oldest Americans need? And what will it take for the nation to get there? Terry Fulmer, president of The John A. Hartford Foundation, said that older people want, "The right care at the right time by the right person every time." Large initiatives are underway to get there, including the JAHF's work with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to create Age-Friendly Health Systems, and the Playbook for Better Care -- a resource to improve care for people with complex needs developed with support from The Commonwealth Fund, The John A. Hartford Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The SCAN Foundation.
To read Next Avenue's article, click here.
The article was also posted on Forbes.
To find out more about the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative with IHI, click here.
To go to the Playbook for Better Care, click here.